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Mental Health Uganda


About Mental Health Uganda

Mental Health Uganda is dedicated to providing free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and online chat. We exist to help everyone in Uganda who may be looking for support with depression, self-harm, stress, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, physical illness, trauma & PTSD.

We are dedicated to preventing suicide. If you are contemplating suicide or wanting to kill yourself, we will listen without judgment and support you.

When you reach out to us you will talk with one of our trained counselors who will collaborate with you to find solutions while giving you an empathetic and compassionate ear. They have expertise and understanding in how to help people going through difficulties similar to what you are. Anyone can contact us, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity or religious beliefs.

Where is Mental Health Uganda available?

Available nationwide in Uganda

Who does Mental Health Uganda support?


What languages does Mental Health Uganda support?


Accessibility notes

This helpline is to support those aged 15-35 with psycho-social disabilities/users of psychiatry services, and their families. Voice calls are free on MTN Uganda, Airtel Uganda, Africell Uganda and Uganda Telcom. Support provided in English, Luganda, Luo, Runyakitara.

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